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Institute of Continuing Education

This course is part of the Literature Summer Programme.

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

This course will examine selected poems from two of the most important collections of Romantic verse, Wordsworth's innovative Lyrical Ballads (1798 and 1800), and Keats's Poems (1820). We will focus on Wordsworth's meditative and narrative poems, on Keats's odes and their different thinking about the nature of poetry as revealed in prefaces and letters.


Course dates

23 Jul 2018 to 27 Jul 2018

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

09 Jul 2018

Course director


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

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